Dundee United: Micky Mellon appointed as manager

Micky Mellon led Tranmere Rovers to consecutive promotions in his four-year reign

Dundee United have appointed Micky Mellon as their manager after agreeing compensation for the year left on his Tranmere Rovers contract.

The Scot, 48, ended his four-year stay at Prenton Park to replace Robbie Neilson for United’s top-flight return.

“I am very happy to be here at Dundee United,” Mellon told the club website.